Alexa Rose

Alexa Rose has considerable research background in Asian history, culture and society. She has lived in Asia for many years and spends much of her time engaging with Chinese Christian young adults, particularly within the Catholic faith community.

Supporting Article

A Place to Grow in Faith:

The Challenge of Developing Sustainable Faith Formation Programs in China

Often missing in China is a regular opportunity for Chinese Catholics to grow in the knowledge of their faith in a structured setting. In recent years, however, there has been a gradual rise of home-grown initiatives and program models adopted from overseas that are starting to change this situation. Nevertheless, challenges remain and the author looks at a number of reasons (beyond the more obvious political challenges) why the deepening of faith has been difficult.